LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Katrina Scott, a 16-year-old rising tennis star from Woodland Hills, made her Grand Slam debut at this year’s U.S. Open.

Katrina won her first-round match, but lost in the second round, in front of the empty stands of the U.S. Open in New York. But getting a wildcard invite to the tournament was already an amazing moment for the teen.

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“It was like automatic excitement, like, no words could explain that,” Katrina said.

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Even though she exited the U.S. Open in the second round, Katrina said she believes she gave notice to many in the tennis world.

“I think it showed a bunch of different people that I was there for a reason, that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life,” she said.

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Katrina also took advantage of her moment in the spotlight, donning a Black Lives Matter T-shirt before each match.